Procurement Clerk – FP-8/FSN-6
Vacancy Announcement : No. 2017-1
Opening Date : Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Closing Date:Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 12:00pm
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
Incumbent is responsible for procurement actions of a variety of goods and services from local and overseas sources through purchase orders, contracts (i.e. IDIQ, GSA), blanket purchase agreements (BPA), purchase cards and petty cash for the sections s/he represents. Incumbent is responsible for following all appropriate Department guidance in the execution of post’s procurement program and is under supervision of the Procurement Supervisor.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Education : Two years university studies completed required.
Prior Work Experience : Two or more year’s procurement experience or related work field required.
Language Proficiency : Level III English, Level IV Kirundi, Level III French, Level II Swahili.
Job Knowledge : A working knowledge of State Department procurement regulations and of FAR. Must have a good knowledge of the local market place, practices and vendors.Must be proficient in use of computer and internet/World Wide Web.
Skills and abilities : Level II typing (40 WPM). Ability to create and manage Excel spreadsheets required. Excellent communication skills and tact for dealing with embassy staff and vendors. Attention to detail critical.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
The application form is available at http://burundi.usembassy.gov/employment-opportunities.html. Interested applicants for this position must submit the DS-174 application form and a current résumé or a curriculum vitae that provides additional information.